Category Archive: BangShift XL, HISTORIC, MISC, Videos, XL Spotlight, XL Videos

Burbling Beast: See And Hear This Massive Oshkosh Plow Truck Rumble With A 1,090ci Hall-Scott Engine

Today we’re coming in hot with a truly massive rig in every way shape or form. This video shows a vintage Oshkosh truck that is fitted with a V-plow large enough to cut a swath through a...

The Bodybuilders: This Early 1970s Film About Fisher Body And Their Plants Is Amazing

Boy, oh boy is this awesome! You are about to see this early 1970s film about Fisher Body and their plants called The Bodybuilders. Fisher Body was its own enterprise before being full enveloped by...

Cross Country Road Trip In The World’s Largest Square Body With Finnegan. And Boats. Yep, More Boats.

This is a great video from Mike Finnegan and David Newbern. Why? Well because the first two thirds of this video are everything you expect from classic Finnegan and Newbern as they get the...

This Classic Edsel Ad Touts Styling And Performance…No One Was Buying

The Edsel stands as the greatest cautionary tale in modern automotive history. It was an albatross that Ford had hanging around its neck for years. The brand which was promised to be new and...

Big Thrash: Watch A Kiwi Caterpillar Crew Rebuild A D8R That Lives In Antarctica!

Overhauls are among our favorite things to watch on the internet. That’s doubly true when the video is produced and laid out as well as this one is. There’s a reason for that though....

The Twin Turbocharged Good Luck Charm: This Video Profile Of A Ferrari F40 and Its Owner Rules

I guess this is the day where we share you all the truly beautiful automotive video that we can find, eh? In this video we meet a 1991 Ferrari F40 and its owner, a guy who loves the car, loves...

Old Thumper: Watch This 1980s Caterpillar 3408 V8 Make Modern, Solid Power on The Chassis Dyno

I know that I am weird but I absolutely love watching big rigs on the chassis dyno. Places like Pittsburgh Power, Antrim Diesel, and others have very active businesses working on, fixing, and tuning...

Diesel Dyno Video: Watch This Military Spec Detroit Diesel 8V92TA Make 440hp and Big Torque On The Pump

Here’s some cool dyno video for you, not because of insane power or any sort of destruction but because it shows a tried and true engine package, one that is military-spec doing work. You are...

Vintage Video: This News Report From The 1981 AHRA World Finals Is Cool!

The spectator numbers are surely weird, the news reporter is a little confused, but this news report from the 1981 AHRA World Finals is awesome. Why? It shows all of the final rounds and includes...

Tough Guy Video: Could YOU Work A Massive Drop Hammer All-Day, Everyday?

There are loads of people who have physically, mentally, or otherwise demanding jobs…and then there’s this. What you are going to see is a massive drop hammer being used to forge glowing...

Boosted Bling: Watch This Billet Aluminum Block Lamborghini V10 Makes 2,700hp on Steve Morris’s Dyno Insane!

Apparently we missed the memo that there was a company making billet aluminum V10 Lamborghini blocks?! That company, Dallas Performance has teamed up with Steve Morris Racing Engines to devlop...

Hustling Shop Truck: Take A Tour Of The QA1 1972 C10 That Was Used To Develop Their Awesome Suspension On

Hot rodding trucks has been a thing for more than a half century. Most of the time that means sticking a big engine in and going drag racing, but over the last 10 years or so, that has also meant...

Sport Sedan 90s Style: This Motorweek Review Of The 1995 Mercedes-Benz C36 AMG Is A Neat Slice Of History

The idea of a sports sedan is something that has been present and accounted for in the modern sense of the American automotive market for about 40 years at this point. The BMW M3 broke the mold, the...

Awesome Engine Video: The Restoration Of This Three-Valve Mickey Thompson Small Block Chevy Is Amazing

We’re not sure how we missed the memo that Mickey Thompson built a one-off, three-valve small block Chevy to compete at the Indy 500 with in the late 1960s but he did and the engine is amazing....